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Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894



  • Existence: 1850 - 1894


Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, known for "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped," "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde," and "A Child's Garden of Verses." Stevenson died on December 3, 1894.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edinburgh [Scotland] to John

Identifier: Mss 000560.1
Mss 000560.1
Date(s): October 10

One undated letter fragment to "John" from Stevenson congratulating John on his impending marriage. Stevenson also mentions recent travels visiting acquaintances to both of them.

"The Bandbox" collection (photocopies)

Identifier: MS-599
Date(s): undated

Photocopies of the manuscript of a paper concerning Robert Louis Stevenson and Mrs. Samuel Lloyd Osbourne, later Mrs. Stevenson, with accompanying documentation and a photocopy of a facsimile printing of Stevenson's "The bandbox."

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